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22 Pa. Code § 49.12. Eligibility.

§ 49.12. Eligibility.

 In accordance with sections 1109, 1202 and 1209 of the act (24 P.S. § §  11-1109, 12-1202 and 12-1209), every professional employee certified or permitted to serve in the schools of this Commonwealth shall:

   (1)  Be of good moral character.

   (2)  Be at least 18 years of age.

   (3)  Except in the case of the Resource Specialist Permit, Career and Technical Emergency Permit, Career and Technical Instructional Intern Certificate, and Career and Technical Instructional Certificate, have earned a baccalaureate degree.

   (4)  For the purposes of certification, the Department will accept a conferred graduate degree from an accredited college or university in lieu of a baccalaureate degree.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  49.12 issued under sections 1317 and 1319 of The Administrative Code of 1929 (71 P.S. § §  367 and 369) (Repealed).

Source

   The provisions of this §  49.12 amended through September 12, 1980, effective September 13, 1980, 10 Pa.B. 3665; amended September 24, 1999, effective September 25, 1999, 29 Pa.B. 4954; amended July 14, 2006, effective July 15, 2006, 36 Pa.B. 3655; amended April 22, 2022, effective April 23, 2022, 52 Pa.B. 2451. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (376612) and (329955).

Cross References

   This section cited in 22 Pa. Code §  49.90 (relating to criteria for eligibility). 22 Pa. Code §  49.91 (relating to criteria for eligibility); and 22 Pa. Code §  49.151 (relating to eligibility and criteria).



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